About LIM College
Marketing, Management & Finance
Gayathri Banavara joined LIM College as an adjunct faculty member in 2012 and now teaches full-time in the Marketing, Management & Finance Department. Among the undergraduate courses she teaches are: Buying, Leadership & Negotiation, Introduction to Management, Entrepreneurship, E-Commerce, and Global Retailing. She also teaches Retail Merchandising, Planning, and Control in LIM College’s MBA program. Her current research interests are in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices and ethics.
Professor Banavara worked in a buying office in India for more than 7 years before moving to Canada. There she worked at Roots Canada, where she was involved in the development of official attire for the 2002 and 2004 U.S. Olympic teams. She later worked with Kahn Lucas Lancaster Inc., an importer of girls dresses in New York.
Professor Banavara holds a Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from Mercy College and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Delhi (India). In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and two children.